‘Chained wives,’ refused Jewish divorces by their husbands, take to social media
The evolution of Jewish American political discourse from outsider counter-culture to ‘never again a victim’
One Middle Eastern nation does indeed pay to influence U.S. foreign policy. Hint: It’s not Israel.
He was the poet of normal life in a culture still beholden to its foundational myths
The singer has had better songs, but his new record captures his ideas more clearly than ever
What role does America play in Jewish life, and by extension what kind of Jewish literature can be created here?
A nonprofit called Elijah’s Journey tries to raise awareness about suicide and mental illness in a specifically Jewish context
My mother has corresponded with inmates for years, offering a sense of community—especially during the High Holidays
Tread carefully, the rabbis warn, when seeking to understand creation or envision God
Says he didn’t understand local politics
Scott Brown’s victory means new leeway for Netanyahu
Turks credit ‘wise man’ Peres
Obama could dictate premises and force a yes or no
Plus we welcome our robotic Israeli overlords, and more in the news
Plus C-Span’s and Cyprus’s Jewish problems, and more
Multibillion-dollar arms deal thrown into mix
Considering the former prime minister, after he’s spent four years in a coma
Plus Rabbi Shmuley stuck at Newark International, and more in the news
Plus Colorado shuls are cyber-attacked, and more
Even the centrist opposition would keep some West Bank settlements
Plus Israeli nuclear whistleblower violates terms, and more
Plus bid on your very own fake Auschwitz sign, and more
Palestinian Pres says he’ll compromise on lots, but not that
Plus ‘Work Will Set You Free’ set free, and more in the news
Chaya Ben Baruch’s sixth child was born with Down syndrome. Then she did what every good mother does—set out to find him a mate.
The dynamic conductor and genius behind ‘West Side Story’ also wrote classical works. Allen Shawn explores what they reveal.
Batya Ungar-Sargon discusses her exposé on the tax rolls and funding cuts that fueled an ethnic rift in East Ramapo, N.Y.